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VIRTUAL: AUTHOR READING

VIRTUAL: AUTHOR READING WITH MARGARET WOOD, MODERATED BY KAREN BUTTS Join us for a virtual pre-recorded book reading and live…
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Fred Harvey History Weekend

Fred Harvey History Weekend 2020 Online 11/12-15! The 11th annual Fred Harvey History Weekend will be COMPLETELY ONLINE this year,…
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bolo ties

The Early Days of Bolo Ties

Such is the story of the earliest bolo (or bola) ties, which starts around 1947. These early pieces are silver isosceles, trapezoid or…
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Jerry Garcia Waving

Why Does Rolling Stone Love Baron Wolman So Much?

Oct 6, 2020 - This week we learned that legendary photographer and Santa Fe resident Baron Wolman was in the…
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Jimi Hendrix by BAron Wolman

Summer of Love Memories

The Summer of Love gave birth to me.  And I don’t mean just figuratively.  I was born in July of…
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frito pie window at Woolworths Santa Fe New Mexico

About Santa Fe, NM | Answering Your 20 Most Common Questions

1. What does "Santa Fe" mean? “Santa Fe” means “Holy Faith.” Bird's eye view of Santa Fe, looking southeast, 1882.…
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Books From the Land of Enchantment

New Mexico has long inspired storytellers. From the early native people who passed down stories to their descendants to tellers…
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New Mexico Caves | A Reminiscence

"Excavating for a Mine, Lived a Miner, Forty-niner… and his daughter , Clementine…. drove she ducklings to the water, every…
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guitars

A History of Blues Music

Blues is the name given to the musical form and the music genre that emerged from the African-American communities and the black cultural…
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San Miguel Chapel

San Miguel Chapel

Is San Miguel Chapel really the oldest church in the United States? It’s hard to say for sure, of course,…
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easter eggs

A Short History of Easter Eggs

Easter is a day officially devoted to eggs. From egg-dying and egg-hunting to chocolate eggs, speckled malt eggs and those…
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Sacred Garden Santa Fe New Mexico

The History Of Marijuana In The United States

The recreational use of marijuana can be traced back to 2737 BC when Chinese medicine used the herb to induce…
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